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F. NO. 8 (7)/2007/DP/NPPA-Div.II




In exercise of the powers, conferred by sub-paragraph (1)/(2)/(4) of paragraph 8 of the Drugs (Price Control) Order, 1995, read with No. S.O. 637(E) dated the 4th September, 1997 issued by the Government of India in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority hereby fixes/revises the prices as specified in column (5) of the Table hereto annexed as the retail price/revised retail price, exclusive of excise duty, sales taxes/VAT and local taxes, if any, in relation to each of the formulations specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table with pack size specified in the corresponding entries in column (3) thereof;


Sl. No. Name of the Formulation Pack Size Existing Retail Price (Rs.) Retail Price without Excise Duty, Sales Tax/VAT and Local Tax, if any (Rs.)
1 Vitalux Plus TR Tabs
Each tablet contains Beta-Carotene
(Provitamin A) – 10.000 IU
Vitamin C (Ascrobic Acid)- 300mg
Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopheryl aceate) – 100IU
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)-20mg, Selenium (HVP*Chelate)- 50mcg
Zinc (Gluconate)-40mg, Copper (HVP*chelate)-2mg
Lutein (supplying 176 mcg of Zeaxanthin) 460mcg
HVP = Hydrlyzed vegetable protein
Batch No. 1126859 / Qty.20186 bottle
30’s Bottle 315.10 315.1table


  1. This order shall be applicable if the manufacturer of the formulation specified in column (2) of the Table above has complied with the requirements, if any, of

(a)         the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (23 of 1940) and the rules made thereunder; and

(b)         the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951 (65 of 1951) as amended from time to time.

3.(a)     Excise Duty, sales taxes/VAT and local taxes, if any, shall be worked out by the company concerned as per the rate applicable and added in the retail price / revised retail price specified in column no (5) of the above table to arrive at the MRP inclusive of all taxes.

(b)     The prices fixed/revised is the Maximum Retail Prices (excluding of excise duty, sales taxes/VAT and of local taxes, if any) for the specified pack and packs of similar strength. Companies cannot claim exemption on any ground therefrom, unless specifically permitted by the Government/NPPA through an order.

(c)        For different packing material used or any special feature claimed, companies are required to approach NPPA for approval/fixation of specific prices.

  1. These prices/revised prices shall be made effective within 15 days of receipt of this order as required under sub para 14(1) of DPCO, 1995. The necessary price-list should also be issued as required under sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 14 of the Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 1995.

(A. K. PAL)
Dy. Director

M/s. Novartis

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